According to the Alberta Association of Optometrists, eye strain is a growing concern as children head back to school with digital devices playing such a large role in homes and classrooms.
AAO Says Digital Eye Strain Is A Growing Concern At Home & In The Classroom
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Medicine Hat Wins Peewee Female A Provincial Championship In Olds
Riley Gramlich had a hat trick and Keyana Bert added a pair of goals as the Medicine Hat Wildcats won the Peewee Female A provincial championship on Sunday, March 24th in Olds by defeating the Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs 6-1.
2019 Special Olympics World Games - Mark Mengersen Brings Back Pair Of Medals From Abu Dhabi
The town of Olds was represented proudly at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi by Mark Mengersen. Mengersen captured a pair of medals and he also had a top 10 performance as part of the 10-pin bowling competition.
Olds RCMP Warn Public Of Phishing & Spear Phishing Frauds
The Olds RCMP is warning the public of an increasing fraud-related trend called spear phishing. Although the Olds detachment has received only a few complaints of this nature, it is becoming more common throughout the province.
UCP Candidate Nathan Cooper Launches Re-Election Campaign In Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
Nathan Cooper will hold a re-election campaign launch event - with bbq hot dogs and beverages - at his office on Main Street in Olds right beside the Flames Lounge this Saturday, March 23rd from 11am until 3pm.
Sundre RCMP Seek Public Assistance To Identify Car Hopper
Police are asking for citizens in the northeast area of the town of Sundre that have security cameras to check their security footage between the time period of 2:00 AM to 4:00 AM on March 19, 2019. Sundre RCMP are searching for a "car hopping" suspect who rummaged through parked vehicles looking for items to steal.
Red Deer & District Community Foundation - Women Of Excellence 2019 Nominee Reveal
The Red Deer & District Community Foundation's Chief Executive Officer Kristine Bugayong says they set a record with 51 Women of Excellence award nominees in 2018. She notes they will break that record again when the 2019 nominee reveal is held in Red Deer on Thursday, March 21st.
Sundre RCMP Requesting Help Locating Four Missing Bison
Sundre RCMP say a local rancher has filed a complaint regarding four missing bison between 8 - 20 years of age. Police note it is uncertain whether the animals were taken by predators, missing or stolen. None of the animals have been located or accounted at this time and the Sundre RCMP are requesting assistance from the public.
OKCS Royals Capture 1-A Seniors Girls High School Basketball Championship
For the first time ever, the Olds Koinonia Christian School Royals have claimed the 1-A senior girls high school basketball championship. Royals Head Coach Diane Sewell says they were able to beat the top ranked Stirling School Lakers 66-61 in the championship game as Paradise Valley hosted the provincial tournament.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP - Search & Rescue Airlift Man From Pinto Lake
The Rocky Mountain House RCMP would like to remind the public to be adequately prepared for back country excursions and to preferably have a locating device in the event a rescue is required.
Alberta RCMP Change Of Command Ceremony Welcomes Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki
As Commanding Officer, Deputy Commissioner Zablocki assumes the responsibility of leading Alberta’s Provincial Police Service. There are 113 RCMP detachments across Alberta and more than 1.7 million Albertans live in the division jurisdictions.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP - Police Seize Drugs & Stolen Property During CDSA Search Warrant
An investigation into drug trafficking at a local residence has resulted in RCMP laying charges against a 29 year old man from Rocky Mountain House.
Olds Minor Hockey Hosting 2019 Peewee Female A Provincials
Olds, Medicine Hat, Red Deer & Okotoks will battle for a Hockey Alberta Peewee Female A provincial championship at the SportsComplex during the March 22nd-24th weekend.
Didsbury RCMP - Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Offences
Didsbury RCMP received a complaint concerning an alleged sexual assault on March 11th. As a result a 54 year old male from Didsbury is facing charges.
Didsbury Art Travel & Trade Expo Is Less Than One Month Away
There are a handful of booths left for the 2019 Didsbury Art Travel & Trade Expo. Dianna Steer - Executive Director with the Didsbury Chamber of Commerce - says the space for vendors is 85 per cent sold out.
Olds College Broncos Claim CCAA WBB National Championship In Quebec
The Olds College Broncos have won a women's basketball national championship. They defeated the host team from Sainte-Foy, Quebec on Satuday night 74-69 to claim the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association gold medals. As part of the national championship tournament, Olds College's 4th year forward Brittney Thibeaux from Lake Villa, Illinois was named the CCAA player of the year.
Rocky Mountain House RCMP - Flight From Police Results In Seizure Of Drugs & Currency
A 22 year old male from the Sunchild First Nation faces charges following a flight from police incident on the O'Chiese First Nation on March 15th.